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Vacant buildings filling up with new businesses

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By Pamela Holloway Correspondent LaFayette has had its share of small businesses that have been very successful for a little city with a population under 3000. And the City has had its share of businesses that didn’t get much support and had to close down, or decided to take their business elsewhere. But it still […]

35 graduate from police youth academy

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By Alton Mitchell Many of LaFayette’s youth have been busy over their summer breaks enjoying the outdoors and the time away from the classroom. However a group of LaFayette youth spent a week of their summer break embarking on a new adventure and learning the ropes as to what it takes to protect LaFayette. On […]

Relay for Life earns $36K to fight cancer

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The Greater Valley Area Relay for Life was held on June 23, 2017, at the Chambers County Agricultural Arena. The event hosted survivors, caregivers, and residents throughout the Greater Valley Area. The Survivor Dinner was sponsored by many businesses in our community. Sponsors included Johnny’s Pizza, Terri’s Mill Village Café, Roy’s Butcher Block, Mr. Randy […]

Relay for Life in LaFayette Friday

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By Alton Mitchell The Chambers County Agricultural Arena will be filled with life this Friday night as the annual Relay for Life event takes center stage at the venue. The event that will bring walkers from across the region to the Agricultural Arena is a global fundraiser that helps fight back against Cancer. On Monday […]

Rain fails to dampen rodeo turnout

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Despite the weekend rain, the Sheriff’s Rodeo, held in LaFayette over the weekend, was again a great success. Attendees were treated to barrel racing, bronco riding, steer roping and of course the antics of clowns and others. Proceeds from the rodeo will be used for a variety of Chambers County law enforcement programs and equipment.

City proclaims May 27 “Whitlow Day”

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By Alton Mitchell While college and high school graduations are happening across the region, sports such as college football are on the back of the minds of many. However, on Monday the LaFayette city council took a step that will bring a preview of college football to the LaFayette area later this month. LaFayette High […]